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Grateful Dead Live at Jahrhunderthalle on 1972-04-26

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Grateful Dead Live at Jahrhunderthalle on 1972-04-26

This show has been commercially released as " Europe '72: The Complete Recordings - All The Music Edition"

Set 1

Me And My Uncle
Mr. Charlie
He's Gone
Black Throated Wind
Next Time You See Me
China Cat Sunflower ->
I Know You Rider
Jack Straw
Big Railroad Blues
Playing In The Band
Chinatown Shuffle
Beat It On Down The Line
You Win Again
Good Lovin'
Dire Wolf
Casey Jones

Set 2

Truckin' ->
The Other One ->
Comes A Time ->
Sugar Magnolia
El Paso
Tennessee Jed
Greatest Story Ever Told
The Stranger (Two Souls In Communion)
Turn On Your Lovelight ->
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad ->
One More Saturday Night

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Jahrhunderthalle
Location Frankfurt, West Germany

Lineage CDR > EAC(secure) > mkwact(seekable)
Transferred by Matt Vernon


100 Year Hall Outtakes

Part of The Music Never Stopped Project 2002 shn em up initiative 5/2/2002

Thanks to Raoul Duke for the disks!


Reviewer: quinn_76! - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 30, 2015
Subject: *****
Reviewer: VTSpeedy - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 28, 2014
Subject: Comin' Around
No, not because of the Other One. Because of the Jack Straw and the China>Rider. There's something about the Jack Straw that just places me somewhere out west, on the side of the road, with a big sky overhead, lost, found, absolutely perfect. And then the best China>Rider ever. The mix is astounding - everyone in their space, clear as a bell, listening, synched in. And then the transition into Rider, with Phil leading the way, backing up as if to say, no, lets try that again, and then kapowie, they all drop on it together like pure fucking magic. I've listened to it a thousand times and I hope I hear it a thousand times more before I die.
Reviewer: doug_the_dude - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 9, 2014
Subject: --
Overrated??!! Hardly. This is one of the best all-around of the tour. That Other One is absolutely out of this world; a testament to the very essence of the band's creative abilities. Playin' wows, Truckin' smoulders, and Lovelight, too, takes us on quite a ride (thought this is the band's showcase, not Pig's)...I first got to hear this show with that old Hundred Year Hall release, which was a great one, but the entire show holds up well - full, rich, energetic, from-the-mountaintop.
Reviewer: chris phillips - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - June 12, 2014
Subject: uber alas (IKYR)
The IKYR is as good as it gets nice and bluesy.
The vocals and pacing in '74, for example, are way down from this.
Jack Straw and The Other One are solid, beautiful Comes A Time too.
The OMSN is another technicolor version from this tour.
Reviewer: clementinescaboose - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 13, 2013
Subject: An absolutely classic performance - NOT Overrated!!!
This amazing performance is possibly the finest of Euro '72, though there are several other contenders including 4-14, 5-11, and 5-26. The whole show is great, and has long been a favorite of mine ever since its partial release on Hundred Year Hall. But the second set jam suite is, much like most of the tour, the highlight here.

Truckin kicks off this suite in great fashion, an amazingly high energy jam with plenty of jazzy Other One teases. This is probably the best version of the tour imo. After a brief drums the band launch into an absolutely legendary Other One that is so in the zone it has to be heard to be believed. It's always hard to pick "best" versions of Dead jams, but dare I say that this Other One is not only likely the best of the tour, but possibly the best of all time. The band is just locked in perfectly, Garcia especially weaving some serious magic. There are more than a few hints at a thematic jam (possibly Feelin' Groovy) before things quite down and get spacey after the verse. Phil starts up a great theme that sounds very much like the band's performances of Clementine from 1968. From here, things start to get pretty hairy, building up to a wildly intense Tiger, with Jerry shredding and Bobby throwing out Spanish jam teases underneath the wash of sound. The final 8 minutes many be the best part, however, as Garcia and company wind through a spellbinding jazz jam that flows and builds with jaw-dropping intensity, as the band comes crashing into the second verses. WOW!!!

Things come back to earth with a contemplative Comes a Time, and Bob and Jerry rock out hard on Sugar Magnolia. But this set is still not over, with an epically jammed, bluesy Lovelight and great versions of GDTRFB and OMSN to end this legendary show, which gets my highest possible recommendation.
Reviewer: Mind Wondrin - favoritefavoritefavorite - September 22, 2012
Subject: E '72 is a plethora
With so many good shows from the Euro72 tour, it was a little puzzling when, 23 years after the first E72 compilation was officially released, one half of this show was released as Hundred Year Hall. Aside from being neither the best nor most obvious from the tour (London 4/8, 2nd London run, Dusseldorf, Rotterdam, etc.) it missed half of the highlights. Of course most of the London stuff was later relased (Steppin' Out) as was the Dusseldorf show (Rockin' the Rhein) and now the complete tour.

This show does have hot versions of:
Charlie (one of the hottest of the tour)
Greatest Story

1st set:  B+
2nd Set: C

Overall: B-
3 stars
Reviewer: snoochieboochies - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 20, 2011
Subject: sweet suzy!
oooooooh... so crispy. yet gooey. this bad boy sounds brand-spankin' next door. their outtakes, our nuggets - every tune absolutely rippin'. jeez-m'knees, this board feeds the essence of my being. mr c. btw. g lovin'. yoinks! thanks matt.
Reviewer: SaintStephen420 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 16, 2009
Subject: killer
just love the upbeat version of he's gone , crisp clean great vocals just blown away
Reviewer: phazer - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 9, 2009
Subject: jahrhunderthalle
i've never heard it called "hundred year hall" before, but that's what it is in english. i missed this show, didn't even know about it, but i'd only been in germany for 4 months. i caught them later at the olympic hall in munich. one reason this recording sounds so great is the superb sound quality of the venue. the inside of jahrhunderthalle is all fine hardwood, floors, ceiling, walls, seating, and stage, and perfectly designed acoustically. i saw zappa there, solo, and it was as truly a religious experience as i could ever have. thanks.
Reviewer: ah_uh_oh_um - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 26, 2009
Subject: The GRATEFUL DEAD "Live On Stage" April 26, 1972 at the Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, (west) Germany
Here's one way to stream/dowload this show:

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Using RealPlayer to view this webpage, click the VBR M3U link to open the songs in the Playlist.

If your Playlist is not open, open it by clicking the Playlist icon at the lower right hand corner of RealPlayer.

Once the songs are in the Playlist, double click the song to play it, then click the record button at the lower left hand corner of Realplayer to record it.

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Reviewer: cleodus - - August 25, 2009
Subject: Accurate set list order
Does anyone know the accurate list order? This detail page cites a different order than what appears on Deadbase .
Reviewer: rambleonrosesmw - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 26, 2009
Subject: i want it
how do i download this?
Reviewer: Silverstein - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 26, 2009
Subject: Only copy available
The other two copies posted here are no longer available for streaming. This is the only one, presumably because it's the outtakes from the release. However, there are only a couple of shows available like this. Most every other show that has been even in the tinies bit released (like the Grateful Dead movie) has been totally removed from streaming. Not sure why this is up, but I'm not gonna push it. This recording has some hiss in it but it's a great soundboard, well worth downloading and retracking with Hundred Year Hall. Casey Jones is missing from the official release and from this post as well.
Reviewer: cb18201 - favoritefavoritefavorite - March 25, 2009
Subject: yes this is....
the hundred year hall show, these are the outtakes that did not make it on the officially released album which only contains highlights from the show. theres another version on here of the complete show which i reccomend getting, this version seems to have alot of hiss
Reviewer: biglouie358 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 19, 2009
Subject: Thats not the right show
Dont rush to download this one. Theres no hurry. This isn't actually the Hundred Year Hall show. Search for other copies or just look at the track listing for the album
Reviewer: oh_uh_um_ah - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 18, 2009
Subject: The GRATEFUL DEAD "live On Stage" April 26, 1972 at the Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, West Germany


They will yank this one for sure, it's been commercially released as "One Hundred Year Hall".


Out-Takes Hundred year Hall

The descrpition and download list says "Casey Jones", but it's actually "El Paso".

You should be viewing this page with RealPlayer if you are using Windows XP. The Internet Archive recommends RealPlayer for streaming and downloading. It's easy and intuitive.

5 stars for the mix
5 stars for the recording
5 stars for the performance

Still sounding like it's 1971, the GRATEFUL DEAD blow away Frankfurt, West Germany...hmm I guess it's just Germany

Eat, Drink, Be Merry and Listen to the GRATEFUL DEAD.

Thanks for the Love from Frankfurt, West Germany 1972, my Junior year in HS.
Reviewer: theweed - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 4, 2009
Subject: Love this Good Lovin'
This is a very solid performance. The Good Lovin' might be the best track ever laid down by the Dead. Totally Jerry, it absolutely rocks, and oozes soul.
Reviewer: bomberman - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 12, 2009
Subject: Thanks!
Glad to see these are finally available. (with better sound than the released songs).
Reviewer: Chris U. - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 1, 2009
Subject: Let's Try Again
Strangely enough, I think someon deleted my previous review because they found it incomprehensible.

Let's just say, with respect to the versions of
He's Gone
Greatest Story
Good Lovin
Two Souls in Communion

you are talking some serious lkfa jxolcj dklfjsoi cklsdf p;iljc lsdfa;ie, aliekls sfk slife ls laksfnc; hkssidf l siks ois o!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewer: Evan S. Hunt - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 24, 2009
Subject: Mr. Byrnes Says:

"Smithers, sign that band!"
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